"In God We Trust Plaque" by US Capitol / Public Domain

Trinity Co. (CA) Will Reconsider Putting “In God We Trust” Sign in Meeting Room

Aug 13, 2020

By Hemant Mehta

About a month ago, the Trinity County Board of Supervisors in California voted 4-1 to install an “In God We Trust” plaque in the board’s meeting room at the Trinity County Library.

That came as a surprise to a lot of residents, who had no opportunity to voice any dissent, and who only found out about it in the local newspaper after the meeting was over.

Now one of the board members is asking his colleagues to revisit the issue so that they can get more feedback first:

[Supervisor] Jeremy Brown asked during last week’s Aug. 4 board meeting to revisit the item, saying he has since been contacted by several constituents voicing concern about the action, specifically about maintaining a separation between church and state.

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